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    What is Head Start?

    It is a Federal program for income eligible children ages 0-5 years. Head Start helps prepare children to succeed in school. Children who attend Head Start participate in a variety of educational activities. They also […]

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Welcome to DCEA, inc. Head Start / Early Head Start

The Douglas Cherokee Economic Authority Head Start / Early Head Start Program was organized by Rose Hill in 1965. Our program serves 888 participants in eight counties in East TN: Blount, Cocke, Grainger, Hamblen, Jefferson, Monroe, Sevier and Union. Director: Curt Amos

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Non Discrimination Statement: Douglas-Cherokee Economic Authority, Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, age, disability, or military service in its policies, or in the admission, participation, or employment in its programs, services, or activities.